Category Archive for 'Green Gifts'

Check out what BTC customers are into this week! From Left to Right 1. Tea at 10 Dress This stylish and sleek dress will catch everyone’s eye.  Sewn from mill end wool into a beautifully hand-crafted, tailored garment.  And with the designer’s use of this unique fabric, you can be sure you’ll be the only [...]

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Summer is officially here! Cool off with a refreshing cocktail (or mocktail!) made with 100% organic ingredients. Add your favorite organic spirit to create exotic mixed drinks or leave it out for a new twist on old favorites. With yummy combos like Lavender Lemon Drop, Mojito, French Martini & Citrus Margarita, there is a favorite [...]

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This cute little number has been a customer favorite all spring. Super light organic cotton with a fitted bodice, adjustable lace up back, and double layered cotton skirt. The natural softness of the cotton and the fullness of the skirt keep you cool and classy even on the hottest days. It’s also made in So [...]

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I heart recycling and using recycled items. But nothing tickles me more than reusing. Which is why I’m nuts about our Vintage Record Sleeve Journals filled with reused paper. The creators take paper that’s been used on one side, folds it in half (umm, used side in), and binds it together between two pieces of [...]

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Toast to the Coast

Our Potato Chip Wine Holders got a little shoutout from Coastal Living Magazine this month. From the article: This metallic wine bottle holder ($18) is made from discarded potato chip bags. Thanks to The SPIRAL foundation, proceeds from sales benefit humanitarian projects in workers?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢ communities in Vietnam and Nepal. Call 888/395-2135 or visit btcelements.com. They [...]

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Birthday Time, Times 4

This weekend gets a little crazy every year with four family birthdays within three days. We’ve managed to put together pretty earth friendly gifts for everyone: Dad gift giving profile: He’s a coach. He likes puzzles, reading, surfing, and pie. He’s hard to shop for b/c he doesn’t really love receiving gifts. Gift: I baked [...]

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One of my favorite posessions (even more precious than the newly aquired salad spinner) is a cashmere scarf my dad gave me about eight years ago. I wear that thing like crazy – camping, out to dinner, on cold, wintery LA bike rides. Unfortunately cashmere, which comes from the downy under layer of goats, is [...]

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A little somethin’ somethin’ to start holiday shopping off right. BTC Elements will be giving a good deal on some of our customer favorites once a week (Thursday), every week until…. the end of December. Helping folks get their shopping done a little early, while spreading some good green deals. Today’s Green Goody? A free [...]

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Visitors from Hue City

Marichia, founder of the SPIRAL Foundation, invited me over today to meet some of the people work for the foundation in Vietnam. From left to right, Pham Van Ngoz, Nguyen Van Hau (Basket Weaver), Le Thi Uyen Phong (Tailor), and Dr. Nguyen Viet Nhan (Chief of the Office of Genetic Counseling and Disabled Children at [...]

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A little somethin’ somethin’ to start holiday shopping off right. BTC Elements will be giving a good deal on some of our customer favorites once a week (Thursday), every week until…. the end of December. Helping folks get their shopping done a little early, while spreading some good green deals. Today’s Green Goody? We’re taking [...]

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